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MARCH 2005

[V. 10, No. 60 - Tue., Mar. 1, 2005]
Mayor maps out ferry plan; Allegations of choking rock isle Guard unit; Sweep set to move Oneula homeless; Vog study raises Big Isle health concerns; State drafts rapid flu plan; Fire hits Salvation Army hard; 'Wheelchair athlete Caddell killed; State begs off second DHS audit; Doctor is stabbed to death; Man dies after jump from tour boat; Whale freed from netting; Capitol to honor 28 fallen heroes; 4 teams bidding for UH-West Oahu; Gov promotes Akaka bill in D.C.; Global solo flyer to pass over Honolulus
[V. 10, No. 61 - Wed., Mar. 2, 2005]
Mayor has $1.35B budget plan; Drivers cringe at vehicle tax hike; Speeder who killed teacher sentenced; School calendar survey has leader; Key Akaka bill vote set for next week; Police death prompts suit; New charging procedure begins; Bill targets reckless hikers, swimmers; Help sought to find pet pigs' killers; More isle troops due back from Iraq; Big Isle budget up 13%; Suit filed over list excluding rare flies; Waianae gets bulky item service; Hearing set in Kauai stabbing death; Illegal gifts net fines for Harris donors
[V. 10, No. 62 - Thu., Mar. 3, 2005]
Homes on Oahu hit price records; Harris book's cost probed; 3 arrested as Ewa Beach campers evicted; Mistake at Tripler ruins infant's brain; Routine errand ends in fatal crash; Excise tax hike would fund rail; 8-day term for judge's son; Judge keeps rapist off registry; Flier skips isle stop despite fuel snafu; Poor ratings kill 'North Shore'; Isle Guard unit returns from Iraq; Funding for ferry harbor work changes; Educators say Lingle budget falls short; Whale calf spotted with wounds from boat
[V. 10, No. 63 - Fri., Mar. 4, 2005]
24 failing schools to revamp; 29th Brigade begins Iraq duty; 'Exotica' music creator Martin Denny dies; Troubled prison will keep isle inmates; House alters Lingle budget; HMSA faces push to cut its reserves; 5 years for attack on campers; Isle Pacific Fleet leader chosen; Deejay Michael 'Qseng' Jones dies; Beachboy 'Bobby' Krewson dies; 20-year term for death of toddler; Oneula park closed as cleanup continues; Work starts on Judiciary site; Red Cross drive begins
[V. 10, No. 64 - Sat., Mar. 5, 2005]
Voggy afternoon makes for stunning sunset; Control of schools doubted; 10 traps set for snake spotted in Kona area; Legislative bills advance campaign finance reform; Soldiers' lawyer seeking isle trial; Man guilty of sex assault; Isle medical group gives drug awareness awards; HPD warns of deteriorating fleet; Lunalilo project to be decided; Murder suspect to testify in plea deal
[V. 10, No. 65 - Sun., Mar. 6, 2005]
Hole lot of trouble; 2 injured in McCully hit-and-run; Insider purchase of artwork challenged; Scammed golfers have shot at par; A soldier's return; Politics often runs in isle families; Bill aims to protect beach access; Hearings set for UH tuition proposal; Farrington's JROTC has right moves; Love that smile; Students' 'Aida' works well; Musical celebration to honor Denny; Bottle sites help nonprofit group; Water Board seeking drips
[V. 10, No. 66 - Mon., Mar. 7, 2005]
All-terrain drivers harm natural areas; Wahiawa businesses enjoying returns; New UH medical school lacks about $6.1M; Hawaii grants in jeopardy; Study shows benefits of attending HCC; 5 finalists vie to build Hawaii cancer center; Akaka bill has plenty of vocal opposition; Honolulu Festival events set
[V. 10, No. 67 - Tue., Mar. 8, 2005]
Emotions run deep at troop memorial; Boulder plows into Palolo house; Salvation Army pantry needs food; UH tuition hearing draws few; High surf pounds isle shores; Free health insurance open to more kids; City Hall vet Raymond Pua dies; Kaiser to add 'Net features; Boston slaying trial begins; 30 more traps set on Big Isle; Sensor spots forest invaders; Multiple sclerosis health session set
[V. 10, No. 68 - Wed., Mar. 9, 2005]
Dems battle over budget; Budget bill moves to Senate; UH mini-subs prep for Pacific tour; Mayor uprooting old plan for Punchbowl; Desecration of Hawaiian bones alleged; Another Niu Valley sewer break; Reforms target struggling students; $5.6M award in fatal car chase; Hawaii engineers close to home free; Boulder crash worries Palolo residents; Animal cruelty defense wants trial; Kalihi sewer fee exemption urged; Trial ordered in police sex-assault case
[V. 10, No. 69 - Thu., Mar. 10, 2005]
Superferry full steam ahead; Would-be Hawaiian Air financier arrested; Ill-fated tour boat seized; Dods rules out '06 gov run; Lingle to veto 'power grab' bills; Council lauds mayor's attitude; Ex-beauty queen avoids prison; Maui dialysis center expands; Suspect flees after slow pursuit; Forgery case tied to online scam; Firm fined for illegal donations; Amended Akaka bill advances; 6 people survive boat sinking; Ranks of young school-age kids decline; Maui woman killed as lesson, jurors told
[V. 10, No. 70 - Fri., Mar. 11, 2005]
Hawaiian Air plan clear for takeoff; New SAT section raising anxiety; City may undo another Harris-era change; Ala Wai boaters sue over eviction; Controversial Molokai plot sells for $3.1M; Isles get slice of road plans; Homeward-bound reservists honored; Gov picks aide's wife for Stadium Authority; Mayor wants more spent on sports, film; Brown tree snake fears calmed; Scientist links ecosystems to health; Study to look at coqui habitat; First Amendment in spotlight; Suspect allegedly tries to run over police; Grant to fund Hiroshima research
[V. 10, No. 71 - Sat., Mar. 12, 2005]
Family, neighbors unable to douse fire; Isle tsunami center is sued over deaths; Scholarship would help low-income B students; Hawaii court staff confident of security; Governor's judicial nominees confirmed; Board finds room for boaters; Macadamia growers warned of new pest; Study renews concern about Kilauea fumes; Pediatrician championed underdog causes

[V. 10, No. 72 - Sun., Mar. 13, 2005]
More Harris projects reviewed; Dispute surrounds Kahuku coach; Friends play encore for Martin Denny; Panel to hear artifacts dispute; Police seek aid in watching Chinatown; Mayor wants new Waianae Police Station; Cigarette tax bill passes Senate; New treatment for macular degeneration; Runway planned for new cargo jets; Fusion of East and West delights; Few here file taxes electronically; 'Five-O' vet Joanne Brough dies
[V. 10, No. 73 - Mon., Mar. 14, 2005]
Some worry cell phones give hikers false safety net; Hilton Hawaiian ready for improvements; ACLU targets Act 50 as unconstitutional; Hawaii's champion of hospitalized children; Panel hears artifacts dispute; Isle Sunshine Law gains acceptance; Language revival; Hauula driver facing charges
[V. 10, No. 74 - Tue., Mar. 15, 2005]
HSTA says big pay raise needed; Sub tragedy turns lesson in healing; Battle lines of belief drawn in artifact war; Isles net pro hoops franchise; Merger of HFD, EMS pondered; Affidavit details Alexis' many injuries; Mid-Pac students get firsthand history lesson; Chilly weather should depart by midweek; Isle general leads in Afghanistan; Man in court on rape charges; Judge won't cut prison time for Kahapea; Employee gets deferral for donations
[V. 10, No. 75 - Wed., Mar. 16, 2005]
Burial return plan is flawed; Tree that fell on girl had termite damage; Schofield soldiers unfurl colors at home; 33 isle Marines return after Iraq duty; City, state to join forces on potholes; Box of vials forces evacuations; Move to ban fluoride founders; 2 isle soldiers cleared of charges; Moanalua band packs for Carnegie Hall; Defendant denies shooting at Aiea man; Conviction based on illegal arrest upheld; Dengue patients from WWII sought; Kalakaua names its best; Isle general focused on elections; Ex-judge Cyril Kanemitsu dies; Salvation Army plans tsunami aid drive
[V. 10, No. 76 - Thu., Mar. 17, 2005]
Verizon takeover in doubt; Vials' owner was chem-weapons expert; Isle commander fired after fight; Chinatown stores change food rules; Data back Lunalilo onramp project; Reservists' families to join celebration; Isle senators vote for drilling; Council backs right to tax for transport; A taste for Ireland; Sex assaults on elderly investigated; Ex-official fined for Harris donations; Council OKs probe of Harris book; Nakasone confirmed to lead band; Terror plans pulled off state Web site; Stricter dog law would bite hard
[V. 10, No. 77 - Fri., Mar. 18, 2005]
Mid-Pacific OKs drug tests; Mystery vials taken to safety; Resident too wary to dump vials; Neighbors want to go home; Lingle seeks B&B tax check; Couple found dead off Makaha; Council considers City Hall fixes; Isle schools revving up for race; Tree that injured girl 'extraordinarily diseased; Kapolei court funds still sought; TSA workers suspended in probe; Family copes with daughter's diabetes; Med students meet their matches; Inouye seeks TV news release probe; Tax preparer indicted over refunds; Online city document program expanded
[V. 10, No. 78 - Sat., Mar. 19, 2005]
$773 for a trash can; Man likely drowned trying to save his girlfriend; Students honor school's namesake; Education spending rises; Senate might lift squatters statute; Army will test contents of vials; Popular tuna is being overfished; Death of son prompts lawsuit

[V. 10, No. 79 - Sun., Mar. 20, 2005]
UH team locates huge Japanese sub; Kaneohe school under test pressure; Senate tackles funeral plans; Cleared soldier still set on task; 300 marchers protest U.S. invasion; Officials call Hawaii flu rate 'moderate'; Hearings discuss recycling law; Readjusting to life at home; Sub team set to explore S.Pacific; Big Isle officer and firefighter honored; Rev. Dan Hen Chong Kong dies; Emergency contraception talk set
[V. 10, No. 80 - Mon., Mar. 21, 2005]
Hamilton Library will never be the same; Bill aims to hike welfare checks; Parents call state math test too hard; Iraq war resonates at WWII vets' banquet; New TB test on isle horizon; Moanalua hits high note on trip; UH models calculate tsunami flooding; UH astronomer wins free-rein fellowship
[V. 10, No. 81 - Tue., Mar. 22, 2005]
Turnout for free tutoring is low; Mystery vials found to contain pesticide; Cat survives 44 days in dresser; Schiavo case hits home for Lingle; Homeless man is found dead; Alleged drunken driver injures 3; State order causes trash crisis on Maui; Rail tax hike advances after threat; Judge blames state's delay in dismissing charges; Kapolei court funds bill advances; Visitor Industry Charity Walk set
[V. 10, No. 82 - Wed., Mar. 23, 2005]
Man missing after his car runs off cliff; New cargo jets prepped for isle base; Pearl plan to address criticisms; Dispute arises over beach permits; Punchbowl stretch to stay two-way; Brain swelling decreases in girl hit by tree; Road tests can now be scheduled online; Lawsuit puts ferry at risk, exec says; Hickam to get new war HQ; Groups demand action from DLNR; Surfer Wayne Miyata dies
[V. 10, No. 83 - Thu., Mar. 24, 2005]
Missing car owner wanted in theft case; Trattoria serves last plate of pasta; UH director hopes Shiavo case stirs many to plan for death; Deal struck on housing law; Recruitment declines for isle Guard; Lanai High struggles to rebuild girls team; Severely hurt Big Isle girl breaks coma; Shark keeps swimmers off East Shore; Sushi, doughnut magnate faces tax charges; Ex-officer's sex charges dropped; Maui man faces life term
[V. 10, No. 84 - Fri., Mar. 25, 2005]
Bill exempts police from tax; Hindus and Hawaiians build truce; Panel gives firefighters raises; Pensacola, Piikoi streets get second look; Another isle commander pulled; Molestation suit naming dead priest dismissed; Isle egg artist's work in White House display; Lapses found at Colorado prison; Isle Army recruiters miss goal by 127; $250K bond set in tax case; School team OK to play after beer incident
[V. 10, No. 85 - Sat., Mar. 26, 2005]
A very Good Friday as 600 reservists return from Iraq; Missing man shows up after trip; KC Drive Inn set to serve its last waffle hot dogs; Filipino groups vie for St. Francis; New flows at ocean's edge offer visual treat; Arizona Memorial decision delayed; Volunteers to help protect lands; Ex-lawyer is guilty again of tax crimes; Gang attacked Maui woman, witness says

[V. 10, No. 86 - Sun., Mar. 27, 2005]
Pay raises mean no tax cuts; Rare surfing-paralysis link discovered; Buyers snap up Lewers restaurant curios; '46 tsunami recalled; UH seeks bioscience complex developers; Traffic project to start Friday; Anger over public access TV cuts; Baptiste aims to halt gated communities; Top principals honored; Soldiers reach out with music; Lesser-known parts of 'Messiah' highlighted; Isle men rank lowest in prostate screening; Big Island hopes to lure back workers
[V. 10, No. 87 - Mon., Mar. 28, 2005]
Public housing awaits repairs; Mayor envisions Chinatown as arts, cultural center; Chronic spills spur scrutiny of sewers; Reefs linked to greenhouse gas; Made-in-Hawaii market advances; Waimanalo Village residents get home-buying aid
[V. 10, No. 88 - Tue., Mar. 29, 2005]
New study ranks isle schools worst; Many flee tsunami that never comes; NFL star sued in isle court; Computer class equips students for success; Lingle says housing bill has her support; Testimony grim in Boston trial; Alleged assailant requested directions; Guilty plea in kidnapping case; Bill would allow bequests to pets; State to help people with disabilities get jobs; Neighborhood board ballots in mail; $200K released to fix Haleiwa harbor
[V. 10, No. 89 - Wed., Mar. 30, 2005]
HPD officer faces drug charges; Group wants stilt habitat protected; Stolen car found with infant inside; Pleasant Holidays to offer mainland trips; More isle youths try suicide; Tree accident spurs rise in trimmings; UH main library reopens; Kidney test can cut dialysis cases; Judge's son granted deferred plea; Lawmaker presses state on Kema; Final arguments heard in shooting trial; Teddy bears needed for abuse benefit; Golf tourney will support troops
[V. 10, No. 90 - Thu., Mar. 31, 2005]
BOE panel approves calendar; Merrie Monarch: Festival fills the spirit; Merrie Monarch: Final practice before competition; 2 sex assaults alarm quiet Manoa; Feds to pay $31M of flood cost; Isle cruise brings legal complaints; $70M pledged for roads; Roadside memorial safety questioned; Legislators hear calls for DLNR audit; Crash fatalities net 1 year in jail; Star-Bulletin wins 15 Pa'i awards; Agency adopts water-saving plan; Catfish permits available on Friday 2005

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